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Car rentals in Madison: All you need to know

A Madison car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of South Dakota has to offer. We've collected the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Madison. Keep reading to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

Where can I get a great deal on a rental car in Madison?

CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best rate. However, you can remember a few things to keep your next booking affordable. Make sure to:

  • Compare vehicle pricing before you book
  • Avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which usually cost more
  • Know ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
  • Search and book as far in advance as you can

Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental suppliers have agencies in Madison?

From global names like Hertz and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Madison?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this South Dakota city means you're bound to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:

What's the age requirement to rent a car in Madison?

Typically, to rent a car in Madison you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to determine what the total is before you book your car.

Do I need insurance to rent a car in Madison?

Insurance is required, no matter where you're renting a car. That said, you might already be covered by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, your policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Madison. Look into it before you book and, if it's necessary, you can easily include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.

What is the difference between all the fuel policies?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.

You will have to search for an open gas station close to your car rental supplier

What fuel policy should I get?

Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Madison?

If you wish to explore all that Madison and maybe even the rest of South Dakota offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Madison. Read the fine print to make sure they are actually "unlimited."

Before you leave the lot

Make sure you check a few things before you leave the rental lot on your Madison adventure. It's important to:

  • Check out the car and be certain there is no damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • Check the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
  • Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new region

Book your Madison car rental today

When you book with CarRentals.com, you can count on a great car that will result in more extra cash to spare. Cash in on cheap deals on your perfect Madison rental car when you book with us. See you on the road.